Though Stopped, Default NNTP Virtual Server Starts Again When the Computer Restarts

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When you stop the default Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Virtual Server service and then restart the computer, the default NNTP Virtual Server service also restarts.


This behavior occurs because the ServerAutoStart property of the default NNTP Virtual Server service is set to 1 when the NNTPSVC process starts during a restart of the computer.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


This behavior is different from the way the service works in earlier versions of Windows, and it is inconsistent with the behavior of the other services in Microsoft Internet Information Services.


Article ID: 292772 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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